HOTR: Boeing resumes 787 deliveries after long hiatus

By the Leeham News Team Aug. 10, 2022, © Leeham News: Deliveries of the Boeing 787 are slated to resume today after a pause of nearly two years. American Airlines is set to receive a 787-8. The Federal… Read More

Can China pass on Boeing airplanes? A deeper look

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Aug.  8, 2022, © Leeham News: The FAA lifted the Boeing 737 MAX grounding more than 18 months ago. However, Chinese airlines still have not returned their 737 MAX fleets to passenger… Read More

Pontifications: A bad feeling for the JetBlue-Spirit merger

Aug. 8, 2022, © Leeham News: I don’t normally report on airline mergers except as these may relate to aircraft fleet planning and the impacts on Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer. However, the JetBlue-Spirit Airlines merger is an exception…. Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 30. Mixed architectures.

August 4, 2022, ©. Leeham News: This week, we look at two eVTOLs that don’t fit the terminology we use; Multicopters, Vectored thrust, or Lift and Cruise. The Vertical VX4 and Archer Maker are Lift and Cruise designs,… Read More

Embraer 2nd Quarter 2022: Mixed results as EVE is spun off

By Bjorn Fehrm August 4, 2022, ©. Leeham News: Embraer presented its 2Q2022 results today. The airframer booked lower revenue and net profit as deliveries of the E195-E2 tanked, but margins were up in all divisions except Defence… Read More

Dual or Single Aisle for Long Haul, Part 3

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction August 4, 2022, © Leeham News: We’ve been analyzing whether flying long-haul is better with a single-aisle or with a widebody under identical conditions. To have equal conditions, we fly between Milano… Read More

Boeing avoids strike as St. Louis Machinists OK contract

By Bryan Corliss Aug. 3, 2022, © Leeham News: Machinists Union members working for Boeing’s St. Louis-area defense plants today ratified a three-year contract with the company.  The vote means that Boeing will avoid a strike that would… Read More

Update 8-3: Contract Approved (St. Louis Machinists vote Wednesday on latest Boeing contract tweaks)

Update, Aug. 3, 2022: The IAM 837 approved the revised Boeing offer for a three year contract. No strike tonight. By Bryan Corliss Aug. 2, 2022, © Leeham News: Machinists Union workers at Boeing’s St. Louis-area defense plants… Read More

Jump in R&D spending at Boeing Commerical Airplanes points to renewed studies for new airplane

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Return of the NMA? Photo credit: Leeham News. Aug. 1, 2022, © Leeham News: Buried in Boeing’s second quarter results released last week was a sharp jump in research and development spending. It… Read More

Pontifications: Two books examine GE’s fall from grace

Lights Out: Pride, Delusion, and the Fall of General Electric By Thomas Gryta and Ted Mann Mariner Books, $17.99, 361 Pages The Man Who Broke Capitalism, How Jack Welch Gutted the Heartland and Crush the Sole of Corporate… Read More